Tuesday, May 4, 2010

Wine of the day #03 - Chianti Classico DOCG Borgo Salcetino 2007

In a petit supermarket, a place which suppose with assorted wine just displaying on rack covered with dust...Treasure is always beneath.
DOCG wine from Toscana company our family for a lousy instant noodle dinner...now who is insulting who?

Location: Lucarelli in municipal administration of Radda in Chianti.
Weather: Fine weather at the crucial final stage of grape ripening allowed producers to harvest at optimum ripeness, risking a little extra hang-time if necessary. Generally, the grapes were extremely healthy, with yields down 10% on the average.
Terrior: Lime, clay, sand

Grape: 95% Sangiovese, 5% Canaiolo
Class: DOCG
Ageing: 6 - 10 years.

Observe: clear, long tears, white rim, ruby color, pinkish edge
Nose: slightly declining of animal fat, strong shade of red fruit, light vanilla hint.
Palate: slight acidic, refreshing. Medium - length. Medium + alcohol. Petroleum carried over the tongue,  cherry-red fruits, fruity, spice
Food match: Goat cheese, grilled red meat, game

Source: Park'n Shop
Price: $149
Worth: Worth buying

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